Projects receive funding

16 Feb 2017 Shepparton News, Shepparton VIC (General News) by Tara Whitsed An awareness campaign for City of Greater Shepparton has received a $20 000 cash injection from the Victorian Government in a bid to improve access to transport. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes yesterday announced a range of initiatives in Euroa, which included funding for the Lets Get Mobile: Greater Shepparton Small Towns Awareness Campaign. The state government said $35 000 of combined in-kind support from Community Accessibility and Greater Shepparton City Council would also be provided for the project. The projects will be delivered by local councils in line with their schedule of works, with work expected to be complete by late 2017, Ms Symes said. In conjunction with the Lets Get Mobile campaign, $75 000 of funding was announced to build a pedestrian underpass at the railway line in Euroas Birkett St. Strathbogie Shire Council will also contribute $75 000. Ms Symes also announced funding for projects in the Mitchell Shire, including improvements for pedestrian connections between Tallarook station and the town centre. These much-needed projects align with the governments regional network development plan and will deliver better pedestrian links and information about local public transport services for communities in Kilmore Euroa and Shepparton, Ms Symes said. Licensed by Copyright Agency. You may only copy or communicate this work with a licence.